Hugh Dichmont is a UK-based, award-winning dark comedy writer. Credits including The War On Terry, UK tour, “Top Ten Plays Not To Miss” (Fringe Review) and Pareidolia (Catalyst Festival), as well as short plays for venues including Nottingham Playhouse, Curve (Leicester), Theatre 503, Old Red Lion, and Vaults.
The show’s music was composed by musician, composer and performer, Matthew SW Cooper. Matthew has created original scores and soundtracks for film makers and directors across the midlands. As lead singer and synthesiser player in Nottingham Coldwave band I AM LONO, his music has been played on BBC 6 and BBC Introducing. The band have been featured in prominent music blogs such as Artrocker, and have supported bands such as Savages, Slow Reader’s Club and Desperate Journalists on their UK tours.
The show’s artwork was created by Michael Lomon, a British motion graphics artist, illustrator and writer of graphic novels. Having directed and produced moving image works for the likes of Adobe and Paypal, he currently works in house for QVC UK alongside the promotions and international branding team. He has illustrated for a range of clients and projects, from film festivals such as Scalarama to front covers for the British Dental Journal, and is currently publishing the web comic 'A Palace of Tears'.
The show’s director is John Berkavitch, a physical theatre maker, former UK Poetry Slam champion and internationally acclaimed storyteller, who has performed throughout the UK and Europe. From 2013-2015 he developed and toured spoken-word/hiphop-theatre ‘SHAME’, supported by six venues across the UK, touring a total of 88 dates including performances at Latitude, Edinburgh Festival and performances in Bilbao, Spain & Sao Paulo, Brazil, supported by the British Council. www.berkavitch.com
The show’s designer is Eleanor Field, a Scenographer and Artist. Since graduating from RADA’s Postgraduate Theatre Design course in July 2011, Eleanor has worked on a variety of projects for theatre, opera and dance, across the UK, including shows with Caroline Horton and China Plate as well as The Gramophones Theatre Company and Winter Walker. www.eleanorfielddesign.com